Li Yan asks for Euthanasia law in China

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On Li Yan's wheel-chair a sticker reminds of the sole trip she took to Beijing. Photo taken in her house in Yinchuan, Ningxia Province, China, on May 7, 2007. 28-year-old Li Yan suffers from motor neuron disease also known as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (or ALS), the same illness that has thereotical physicist Stephen Hawking. Li Yan asked China's National People's Congress (NPC) to consider a draft on euthanasia. Photo by Lucas Schifres/Pictobank